Family Quotes

Ivy baker priest - any woman who has a career and a family...
Europe is spreading its wings. In freedom. In prosperity. And in peace. It is a truly proud moment for the European Union. It is a triumph for liberty and democracy. To our new members I say: ? Warmly welcome to our family?. Our new Europe is born.
Anders Fogh Rasmussen, (Prime Minister of Denmark) Family photo after the European Council meeting in Copenhagen, 13 December 20

Mary catherine bateson - the family is changing not disappearing. we have...
Smartness runs in my family. When I went to school I was so smart my teacher was in my class for five years.
George Burns
I am years gone from my family and miles away... but they raid by telephone with jarring suddenness they have the cyclic constancy of a mortgage and they are inevitable and relentless, like the erosion of my remaining youth. Like certain frightening dreams, my family returns.
Jerrold Mundis
Let us make one point, that we meet each other with a smile, when it is difficult to smile. Smile at each other, make time for each other in your family.
Mother Teresa, in her Nobel lecture

Dignity is not negotiable. Dignity is the honor of the family.
Vartan Gregorian
So much of what is best in us is bound up in our love of family, that it remains the measure of our stability because it measures our sense of loyalty. All other pacts of love or fear derive from it and are modeled upon it.
Haniel Long
Jewish prove - look for the good, not the evil, in the conduct...
The story of my boyhood and that of my brothers is important only because it could happen in any American family. It did, and will again.
Earl Eisenhowe
A married man with a family will do anything for money.
Charles De Talleyrand
The place of the father in the modern suburban family is a very small one, particularly if he plays golf.
Bertrand Russell
A family is but too often a commonwealth of malignants.
Alexander Pope
Hamlet is the tragedy of tackling a family problem too soon after college.
Tom Masson
I wonder if the polite thing to do is always the right thing to do. When I met the family from Japan, they all bowed. I pretended like I was going to bow, but then I just kept going and flipped over on my back. I did this five times. I think they got the point.
Jack Handey Deep Thoughts
I look upon the whole world as my fatherland, and every war has to me the horror of a family fued.
Helen Kelle
I believe that to meet the challenge of the next century, human beings will have to develop a greater sense of universal responsibility. Each of us must learn to work not just for his or her own self, family or nation, but for the benefit of all mankind.
His Holiness the Dalai Lama, speech? in 1994
Having a place to go - Is a home. Having someone to love - Is a family. Having both - Is a blessing.
Donna Hedges
A family is a place where minds come in contact with one another. If these minds love one another the home will be as beautiful as a flower garden. But if these minds get out of harmony with one another it is like a storm that plays havoc with the garden.
Buddha
Some things you do because you want to. Some things you do because of the needs of others in your family.
Real Live Preacher, Real Live Preacher weblog, 10 - 06 - 05
Happiness is having a large, loving, caring, close - Knit family in another city.
George Burns
Let... others call me a hypocrite because I fired a gun in a moment of personal peril. I shall still be for strict gun control. But as long as authorities leave this society awash in drugs and guns, I will protect my family.
Carl T. Rowan, Jr.
Other things may change us, but we start and end with the family.
Anthony Brandt
If it looks like a duck, and quacks like a duck, we have at least to consider the possibility that we have a small aquatic bird of the family anatidae on our hands.
Douglas Noel Adams
The bonds that links your true family is not one of blood, but of respect and joy in each others life. Rarely do members of one family grow up under the same roof.
Richard Bach
Only solitary men know the full joys of friendship. Others have their family but to a solitary and an exile his friends are everything.
Warren Gamaliel Harding
Having a thirteen - Year - Old in the family is like having a general - Admission ticket to the movies, radio and TV. You get to understand that the glittering new arts of our civilization are directed to the teen - Agers, and by their suffrage they stand or fall.
Max Lerne
The most remarkable thing about my mother is that for thirty years she served the family nothing but leftovers. The original meal has never been found.
Calvin Trillin
Woman is the salvation or the destruction of the family. She carries its destiny in the folds of her mantle.
Henri - Frederic Amiel
To maintain a joyful family requires much from both the parents and the children. Each member of the family has to become, in a special way, the servant of the others.
Pope John Paul II
Our institutions and values are in jeopardy as the mores of the market pervade all social life in this country. Loyalty, honesty, courage, discipline, patriotism, and commitment to family are being crowded out by the goals and rules of economic rationality - - Do whatever makes the most money.
Barry Schwartz
The family seems to have two predominant functions to provide warmth and love in time of need and to drive each other insane.
Donald G. Smith
The family - That dear octopus from whese tentacles we never quite escape nor, in our inmost hearts, ever quite wish to.
Dodie Smith
To live so that you would not be ashamed to sell the family parrot to the town gossip, is to have lived well.
Author Unknown
It used to take courage - - Indeed, it was the act of courage par excellence - - To leave the comforts of home and family and go out into the world seeking adventure. Today there are fewer places to discover, and the real adventure is to stay at home.
Alvaro de Solva
Call it a clan, call it a network, call it a tribe, call it a family. Whatever you call it, whoever you are, you need one.
Jane Howard, "Families".
All happy families resemble one another, but each unhappy family is unhappy in its own way.
Leo Tolstoy
There is nothing like a coup de foudre and absorption in family responsibility for maturing the male and pulling his scattered wits together.
Sir V Pritchett
Family dinners are more often than not an ordeal of nervous indigestion, preceded by hidden resentment and ennui and accompanied by psychosomatic jitters.
M. F. K. Fishe
It is not possible for one to teach others who cannot teach his own family.
Confucius